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After creating a buffer in ArcMap using the Web Mercator Auxiliary Sphere and publishing the layer to ArcGIS Online, the buffer distance shows incorrect values.

Last Published: May 21, 2015 ArcGIS Online
Bug ID Number BUG-000087488
SubmittedMay 6, 2015
Last ModifiedSeptember 1, 2023
Applies toArcGIS Online
Version found3.7
StatusIn Review


1) Change the projection to GCS_WGS_1984, and create the buffers. Publish to ArcGIS online. 2) Publish the data with the 'WGS_1984_Web_Mercator_Auxiliary_Sphere' to ArcGIS Online, and create the buffer using the Buffer tool under Perform Analysis in ArcGIS Online.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000087488


  • ArcGIS Online

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